Adobe Takes Photoshop Express Online

San Jose-based Adobe Systems said Wednesday that it has launched a public beta of an online version of its Adobe Photoshop Express software. The software, which allows users to edit photos, takes on the rise of web based photo editing firms such as Picnik. According to Adobe Systems, the service will be available for free, and will allow users to store up to 2 gigabytes of images online for free. Photoshop Express is Adobe's consumer-grade photo editing software.